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Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella)

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This medieval gateway to the historic city of Caceres is truly beautiful - for most effect go and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ChiantiSister
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Rainhill Merseyside
Entrance from the Plaza to the Old Town!

Another lovely part of Caceres and entrance to the Old Town situated at the top of steps from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
K2683GRlc
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medieval gateway to the historic city of Caceres is truly beautiful - for most effect go and see it at night ! A marvellous site.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChiantiSister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another lovely part of Caceres and entrance to the Old Town situated at the top of steps from the Plaza....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The archway is a good place to get some neat photos. Caceres offers many opportunities to get some interesting photos and this is one of them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed October 10, 2018

You will not want to miss this if you visit Caceres! This is the entrance to old quarter city. Such history here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loidid
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Located at the top of the main stairway leading out of Plaza mayor, the archway is best seen in the late afternoon sun, when the plaza is lit by the yellow tones of sunset.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aussieskiman
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Actually find Caceres quite boring and at siesta today the place was like a graveyard. The arch is just that leading as it does from a unnteresting Plaza Mayor. Worth a photo & a detour.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful entrance to the "old City"". Just under the entryway, on the ground, is the symbol indicating that this was once the Jewish Quarter (see photo). Well preserved archway, buildings, and square. It's nice that it isn't listed with shops..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank goldengirl88
Reviewed May 27, 2018

from the main square, plaza Mayor, located out of the walled city, it takes just few steps upstairs through the gate to get into the historic UNESCO town. picture place for all groups...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This is an amazing entry to the old town. It is also possible to visit the Tower, next to it and walk on top of the archway!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Immediate off the north side of the main square, this is simply a flight of stone steps that pass under an arch. Pleasant enough, but not worth a detour.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jamesrX8097YY
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